PUFFS THE PLAY
|Date||17 May 2019 - 30 Jun 2019|
|Venue||Pop-Up Theatre, The Showring|
|Tickets||from $49.90 + booking fee|
TEG Live in association with Tilted Windmills Theatricals, John Arthur Pinckard & David Carpenter are proud to present, PUFFS Or; Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic the record breaking Off-Broadway comedy hit.
For seven years a certain boy wizard went to Wizard School. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of The Puffs who just happened to be there too.
PUFFS gives you a new look at a familiar adventure from the perspective of three new heroes just trying to make it through wizard school.
Audiences and critics were united in their response to PUFFS when the show opened to rave reviews and 5 Star praise in Melbourne. Its record breaking 12-week run saw PUFFS awarded the title of the longest running play in Melbourne for the past 48 years.
This comedy hit has been called “a triumph for the anti-hero!” by the Herald Sun, “an absolute hoot of a show” by Broadway World and Time Out Melbourne gave the show 5 Stars, stating ”with megawatt performances as fine as this, Puffs could cast a spell on anyone!”
The Sydney premiere of PUFFS comes to the Entertainment Quarter from 17 May.
Tickets on sale now through Ticketek.
WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT WHEN I COME TO SEE THE SHOW?
PUFFS is a fun, fast-paced theatrical play that covers Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic. Packed with laughs, PUFFS gives you a fresh look at a familiar adventure from the perspective of three new heroes just trying to make it through magic school. It takes a second look at everyone’s favourite world of wizards through the eyes of The Puffs, a lovable group of magical misfits. Audiences do not need to have any experience or knowledge of a certain boy wizard and his school – but for those that are familiar, there will be even more to enjoy!
WHAT IS THE RUNNING TIME?
PUFFS runs approx.. 2 hours and 25 minutes, including a 20 minute interval.
WHERE IS PUFFS PLAYING AT EQ?
PUFFS will play at a Pop-Up Theatre at The Entertainment Quarter, a fully heated and air- conditioned big top performance space situated adjacent to The Market Canopy.
IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT/RECOMMENDATION?
PUFFS is written for audiences 14 years and over, as the show does contain adult themes. However weekend matinees are fun for the whole family. On Saturday (2:00pm) and Sunday (1:00pm) matinees the show has been lightly transfigured so that wizards aged 8 and above can share in the magic of PUFFS, and parents can relax knowing their kids won’t learn any new curses.
WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
There is no specific dress code. But if you would like to show your allegiance to any house from a Certain School of Magic and Magic, you are more than welcome to do so.
WHERE CAN I PURCHASE MERCHANDISE?
PUFFS merchandise is only available at the Pop-Up Theatre at the Entertainment Quarter.
WILL THE SHOW BE IMPACTED BY INCLEMENT WEATHER?
The Pop-Up Theatre at The Entertainment Quarter is fully heated and air-conditioned for the comfort of patrons.